Category: Whats On

Storytelling Festival

The David Livingstone Birthplace Museum will invite artists from across the Scottish African diaspora to the museum for a weekend of storytelling through fiction, history, poetry, dance, music and workshops. The David Livingstone Birthplace Museum in Blantyre will host ‘Our Stories Between the Myths and Memories’ event over the weekend of 22 to 23 October. The […]

Tiny Plays Halloween Party

A fantastic early years fun event has been arranged for Halloween. Tiny Play’s Halloween Party will take place on Friday 28th October from 9.30am until 11am, then from 11.15am until 12.45. Held at Blantyre Old Parish Church this is a chance for parents to bring along their kids ages 0 – 3 for a morning […]

Maggie’s Firewalk

Cancer care charity, “Maggies” have organised a wonderful fundraiser event for October. Fancy a firewalk?! Can you handle the heat? Brave the flames and walk over hot coals to support the people of Lanarkshire who have cancer. This event is supervised with a registration fee of £20. Secure your place using the QR code or […]

Lanarkshire Gaels

A new community group aiming at bringing those wish to speak the Gaelic language in Lanarkshire has been formed and looking for further members. Local man Kevin J McLauchlin told us, “I’ve been putting together a group of Gaelic learners in Lanarkshire, with the working title of Lanarkshire Gaels. I speak Gaelic fluently. There’s a […]

Care Hub Name Questioned

Local councillors have called for public to be involvement in the naming of the new Blantyre Care Hub, which is nearing completion at the former St Joseph’s Site. At the social work resources committee meeting earlier this month, a proposed name for the hub was revealed, with the council suggesting – “Blantyre LIFE”. The progress […]

Crossbasket Wedding Fair

Come along to Crossbasket Castle, High Blantyre for a wonderful Wedding Fair this Sunday the 18th of September from 1pm – 4pm. Staff invite you to experience their stunning Crossbasket Castle, the ultimate venue for your Scottish wedding. The event is free, but please make sure to register as there’s limited availability:

Reflection & Remembrance Services

Services of Reflection and Remembrance will be held this Sunday evening in Blantyre. The community is invited to come along to St Andrew’s Parish Church at 6.00pm or Livingstone Memorial Parish Church at 7.00pm on Sunday 18th September. Everybody welcome. If your church is also holding a service in or around Blantyre, please do let […]